Historical Events For July - 23
Monday, 29 May 2017
1959 On this day in history vP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR
1960 On July - 23 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1961 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open on this day in history.
1961 On July - 23 esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75
1964 On July - 23 egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
1964 Jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74 on July - 23.
1965 Beatles "Help" is released in the UK on this day in history.
1966 Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens on July - 23.
1966 Napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!" on this day in history.
1966 On July - 23 donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60
1967 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires) on July - 23.
1967 On July - 23 pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons
1967 Race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit on this day in history.
1968 On July - 23 fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt
1968 PLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane on this day in history.
1968 On July - 23 race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed
1968 Don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets) on July - 23.
1969 Deli Floyd, writer, dies on July - 23.
1971 On this day in history van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60
1972 On July - 23 eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France
1972 The first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched on this day in history.
1973 Ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die on July - 23.
1973 Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1974 Greek military dictatorship collapses on this day in history.
1974 Mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90 on July - 23.
1976 Wings release "Let 'em In" on this day in history.
1976 On July - 23 wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64
1977 On July - 23 washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges
1977 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1978 On July - 23 israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas
1979 On July - 23 e Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops
1979 Keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31 on this day in history.
1980 Billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya on July - 23.
1980 On July - 23 river of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter